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  • Egypt: Violent protests erupt in Port Said March 3, 2013

    Cairo: A police station was set on fire in Port Said after protesters clashed with the police. The incident took place when the protesters tried to stop a police car from passing through a blockade. Five people were also injured in the incident. Activists accused police of using excessive force in...
  • Police and protesters clash in Egypt, army sent to Suez January 26, 2013

    Cairo: Egyptian protesters scuffled with police in Cairo on January 26 and troops were deployed in Suez after nine people were shot dead in nationwide protests against President Mohamed Mursi, exposing deep rifts two years after Hosni Mubarak was ousted. After a day of clashes on January 25, tension remained high...
  • Day 3: Egypt continues to simmer over soccer violence February 4, 2012

    There seems to be no end in sight to tensions in Egypt with the protesters now demanding an end to the country's military rule. ...
  • Egypt soccer riots: 2 more die in fresh protests February 3, 2012

    New Delhi: The Egypt police shot and killed two protesters in Suez early on Friday, a health official said, the first to die in clashes that erupted around the country after a riot at a soccer stadium killed 74, as sports violence spiraled into a new political crisis for Egypt. A...